Deputy director post available at African Centre for Cities

Thursday, 17 November 2016
Deputy director post available at African Centre for Cities

The African Centre for Cities (ACC), an interdisciplinary urban research institute located at the University of Cape Town, is looking to hire a deputy director.

The ACC is a dynamic and innovative institute and wishes to appoint a deputy director, on a five-year contract, to help lead the organisation.

The ACC seeks an accomplished African urban researcher, team player and experienced manager in an academic and/or applied research environment. The main purpose of this position is to assist the director in the overall management of the ACC and to ensure that the organisation can fulfil its academic mission, particularly through providing day-to-day leadership to staff, representing ACC within the University, and taking responsibility for engagements with partners, funders and potential funders. A secondary purpose is to provide academic leadership in at least one of the priority research areas of the ACC.

For further information, please click here to download the job advertisement (please note the closing date for applications is not 13 January 2016 as advertised in the document).


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